Give an hour. Give a Saturday. Give your best. We all have special talents. Things we can do to help. And when you reach out a hand to one, you influence the condition of all. This section offers tools and resources for volunteer engagement in our community. Whether you have a long-established volunteer relationship, or are just starting volunteer engagement, approach volunteerism in an entirely different way.
BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS is a great way to make a difference in a child's life. If you are interested in mentoring or giving your time to make a difference to a child in Haywood County, contact Martha Barksdale at 828-273-3601 to match you with that special child or teen.
The Volunteer Center, through its coordinator, John Chicoine, can help you find the right fit in the community to share your special talents. There are over 60 agencies with many opportunities for volunteering. All you have to do is call -- 828-356-2833.
United Way of Haywood County -- each year to kick off our annual campaign, volunteers from all areas of the community come together for a Day of Caring. This day is set aside to make repairs, build wheelchair ramps, paint, clean, trim shrubbery, etc. for seniors who are unable to complete the projects themselves. Watch our website for future information and registration forms to volunteer on this important day in 2013. Or call our office, 828-356-2832.